Verdict

the final decision on guilt or innocence in a court of law

verdict

[Noun] The decision in a court of law which finds the person guilty or not guilty. Also, an opinion or judgement.
Example: On the day of the verdict the defendant was found not guilty.
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verdict

[n] - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision
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verdict

In law, a jury's decision, usually a finding of `guilty` or `not guilty`. In Scotland a third option is `not proven` where the jury is not convinced either way. In Britain majority...
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Verdict

The finding of guilty or not guilty by a jury
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Verdict

Ver'dict noun [ Middle English verdit , Old French verdit , veirdit , Late Latin verdictum , veredictum ; Latin vere truly (fr. verus true) + dictum a saying, a word, from dicere , dictum, to say. See Very , and Dictum ....
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verdict

finding of fact noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
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Verdict

• (n.) Decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public. • (n.) The answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the co...
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verdict

(from the article `jury`) ...modifications occurred. Some jurisdictions prescribe or allow a jury of six in minor criminal cases. In civil cases the federal courts usually ... ...evidence presented does not provide sufficient proof for the party who presented the evidence. If the judge agrees that sufficient proof is ... A basic prin...
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verdict

verdict 1. The decision of a jury in a civil or criminal cause upon an issue which has been submitted to their judgement. 2. A judgment given by some body or authority acting as, or likened to, a jury. 3. A decision or opinion pronounced or expressed about some matter or subject; a finding, conclusion, or judgment. A verdict is etymologically a 't...
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VERDICT

The decision rendered by a jury or judge at the end of a trial.
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verdict

verdict, in law, official decision of a jury respecting questions of fact that the judge has laid before it. In the United States, verdicts must be unanimous in federal courts, but majority verdicts are constitutionally permissible in state courts. The jury may be instructed to render a general verd...
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Verdict

The formal decision issued by a jury on the issues of fact that were presented at trial. The unanimous decision made by a jury and reported to the court on the matters lawfully submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause. Verdicts are of several kinds, namely, privy and public, general, partial, and special. A privy verdict is one d...
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Verdict

(n) Verdict is the official proclamation of decision by the jury after the trial is completed. A verdict is an enforceable decision subject to the remedies available in the statute. A judgment by judge need not be always a verdict
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verdict

n. the decision of a jury after a trial, which must be accepted by the trial judge to be final. A judgment by a judge sitting without a jury is not a verdict. A "special verdict" is a decision by the jury on the factual questions in the case, leaving the application of the law to those facts to the judge, who makes the final judgment. A "directed v...
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Verdict

[play] Verdict is a 1958 play by British mystery writer Agatha Christie. It is unusual for Agatha Christie plays in more than one way: for example, it is an original play, not based on a story or novel; and though there is a murder in the story, it is a melodrama more than a typical `whodunnit` mystery as the murder takes place on stage. It...
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Verdict

In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. The term, from the Latin veredictum, literally means `to say the truth` and is derived from Middle English verdit, from Anglo-Norman: a compound of ver (`true,` from the Latin vērus) and dit (`speech,` from the Latin dict...
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verdict

the determination of a jury on the facts
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verdict

Decision reached by a jury or judge on the facts presented at a trial.
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Verdict

The findings of a judge or jury at the end of the trial.
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Verdict

The decision reached at the end of a trial
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Verdict

A jury's decision after a trial, which becomes final when accepted by the judge. (See also: directed verdict, special verdict)
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